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host: the candidates are focusing on 9 swing states. president obama in iowa today. mr. romney was in nevada and colorado yesterday and will be and i what today. there are nine states considered battlegrounds. we kick off our coverage of them all. we will begin a florida later on on "washington journal." talking to people on both sides of the aisle. we will begin with those late the ciders. how did you make up your mind? or if you think you are going to make up your mind and the last 13 days, we want to assure you as well. if you are supporting governor 1.mney called calle202-585-388 if you are supporting obama call 202-585-3880 0. if you are supporting another candidate call 202-585-3882. go to twitter.com campaign 2012. how did you make up your mind and when? since the first presidential debate how and when did you make up your mind? late decider is only. or if you think you were going to make up your mind during the next 13 days. here is the wall street journal. candidates a bottle to lock up key states. mitt romney will spend much of the final two weeks of the campaign pres
@journal.org. you can make a comment on twitter. cnn --obama wins final debate. but does it matter? three debates down and two weeks of campaigning to go. obama puts mitt romney on the defensive. on foreign policy on monday night. analysts giving him the victory in the final poll. now the candidates at the road for the final sprint to election day. focusing on battleground states considered still up for grabs and therefore vital. obama kicks off his america forward toure on tuesday with events in florida and ohio. but live on c-span. there will be joined by joe biden. while mr. romney and his running mate are presented the paul ryan campaign in nevada and colorado. those, too, on c-span. cnn poll of people that watched the debate should 40% favored obama compared to 40% for mitt romney. results considered statistically even under the margin of error. that is from cnn this morning. here is the headline in roll call -- obama attacks mitt romney. obama struck an aggressive tone from the start. repeatedly ripping into the gop nominee as unreliable and reckless. first call comes on our support mitt ro
. president obama and mitt romney with dueling campaign events in the state of ohio tonight. governor romney's event on the right, mr. obama's on the left. we'll go live to our correspondents at both rallies shortly and jump in at any point in either candidate is making some news. >>> new polling as well. late numbers just coming in tonight and new endorsements including colin powell weighing in today. >>> also tonight, a very different look inside the campaign from presidential historian doug brinkley who got an opportunity to watch his tore being made as well as what president obama called mitt romney. it rhymes with, well, show-bidder. it's causing outrage tonight. this, on the other hand, there may be reason for the romney campaign to cheer. the breaking news. the abc news/"washington post" tracking poll now has mitt romney ahead by three points and more crucially, hitting the 50% mark for the first time. in our own cnn poll of polls, governor romney currently enjoys a one-point lead, 48-47. as you no doubt know, the race will boil down to a few key states and tonight, we also have new n
-changer. first to the campaign trail where president obama is in new hampshire. he is scheduled to speak within the next few minutes. paul ryan about to make the third stop of the day in ohio. he is going to take the stage in circleville any time now. we will go live to both those events coming up. first though, some breaking news from florida. the romney campaign announcing just moments ago that they are rescheduling all of mitt romney's virginia events for tomorrow. the gop nominee will instead travel to ohio. all this because of the impending impact of hurricane sandy. we of course are tracking sandy. progress up the east coast. nbc's meteorologist dylan drier in the msnbc studios in new york. ton trung in delaware. we just got the latest advisory from the hurricane center. what can you tell us. >> nothing has changed. this still indicates the storm is a category 1 hurricane and very far out to sea, but still just as huge as it has been. that's why we are still dealing with some potential for stronger wind gusts and decent rain along the coast of south carolina and north carolina. north east
, then president obama's campaign stop in iowa. >> in comments at cleveland state university, vice- presidential candidate paul ryan criticized federal anti- poverty programs and argue for a strategy encouraging private charity. this is a half-hour. >> hello, colorado. [cheers and applause] >> thank you so much. look at this. wow. [applause] thank you. thank you so much. [applause] so warm. wow. [applause] wow. [laughter] thank you very much for that warm welcome. i want to thank my friend whose family has been so good to me over the years. thank you, jimmy, for that great introduction. [applause] i also want to thank everyone here at cleveland state university for your hospitality. thank you very much. [applause] i especially want to thank president berkman for making this happen. we appreciate your hospitality. [applause] where's bob? over there. none of this would be possible and none of us would be here today without these extraordinary work of the center for neighborhood enterprise. we have been friends for many years. [applause] we are here in partnership on behalf of an idea. no matter wh
a key battleground state and the tampa bay times endorses president barack obama. next is a caller from oregon. good morning. caller: thank you for taking my call. i personally think you have to keep your eye out on them. are you there? host: yes. caller: you have to keep your eye on the media. the fourth estate. i really pay attention locally. i think that is really important. i think people need to really start at home. i tried to listen to everybody. i called on the republican line. i definitely listen to other people. i watch a lot of c-span, which educates me a lot. people need to not be so easily set -- easily lead it. host: thank you. on our twitter page -- another key florida newspaper endorses mitt romney. to reset is on the phone from jersey city, new jersey. -- theresa is o nthe phone. caller: i do not think it matters to they endorse. they are just like people. they slant one way or the other. they are either liberal newspapers or conservative newspapers. i really feel that people -- especially republicans -- they are easily influenced by whatever they said. when the mitt ro
are working hard to get vote -- voters to the polls before november 6th. president obama cast his early ballot in chicago as he tried to boost turnout before election day. >> all of you who have not yet early voted i just want everybody to see what an incredibly efficient process this was. >> reporter: it's a strategy the president's team will hope give it an edge in battleground states that will likely decide the election. the president wrapped up a 40 hour tour through four of those competitive states with a rally last night in cleveland. >> i need you, ohio. america needs you, ohio. >> reporter: ohio is also where mitt romney focused his day making three campaign stops. >> the obama campaign is slipping because he's talking about smaller and smaller things. despite the fact that america has such huge challenges and this is such an opportunity for america and that's why on november 6th i'm counting on ohio to vote for big change. >> reporter: no republican ever won the white house without carrying ohio. that has both sides staging aggressive campaigns there to convince voters to cast their b
the campaign trail hard. mitt romney and president obama are on a campaign blitz, trying to win over the undecided voters. >> i believe in you! i need you to keep believing in me. >> i need your help. we're going to take back america and keep it the hope of the earth. thank you! >> reporter: this as key swing states, one, specifically, changing its color. >>> why he quit. the former goldman sachs banker who made waves with his public bombshell resignation letter will join us live this morning. he says the company is morally bankrupt. they say he's disgruntled. >>> an unbelievable feat on the diamond with three incredible home runs. pablo sandoval helps the giants tame the tigers in game one of the world series. will detroit even things up tonight? and her tv career has spanned decades. melissa joan hart will join us live to talk about her latest projects. it's thursday, october 25th, and "starting point" begins right now. >>> welcome, everybody. our "starting point" this morning, the high -stakes struggle for eight must-win swing states. the president obama and governor romney tappin
. meanwhile the obama camp has released a new ad taking aim at mr. romney's economic plan. >> in here it's just you. no ads, no debates, just you. so think about this. mitt romney's plan rolls back regulations on the banks that crashed our economy. medicare voucherized. >> president obama also talking about avoiding the fiscal cliff which would trigger tax hikes and spending cuts two short months from now. he says he wants to work with congressional republicans on it. >> i've said to folks, i'll go to capitol hill. i'll wash john boehner's car. i'll walk mitch mcconnell's dog. i'll do whatever is required to get this done. >> president obama heads to new hampshire a bit later today for a stop in nashua. vice president biden is scheduled to hold an event in lynch burg, virginia. >>> now we go to ohio where nbc's ron mott is on that bus tour with paul ryan. hello to you ron again. where are you in the many stops on that bus tour today? >> reporter: hey there, alex. i've got to get my back stretched out. we've got five stops as you mentioned here today. three more tomorrow. eight in total.
obama has ignored or rejected. that is disappointing, especially considering how his policies have failed. he promised to listen. he promised us change. but all we have got is more of the same. more spending, more red tape, more debt and decline. a loss of hope. the united states senate, run by the president's party, has not passed a budget in more than 3.5 years. that is irresponsible. and reckless. now the president is demanding another tax increase on small businesses that would destroy more than 700,000 jobs and drive our economy of the fiscal cliff. here in missouri, we count on coal for 82% of our electricity. calldent obama's were on -- war on coal is threatening higher electricity prices for families and job creators. we cannot go on like this. this election is not about president obama, the person. it is about his failed presidency and failed leadership. our country is going in the wrong direction. and mitt romney is the only leader who can turn this economy around. did americans back to work, and build the better america our parents worked and sacrificed to make possible.
hampshire, and we are going to visit all of them over the next two hours. president obama just wrapping up remarks in nashua, new hampshire, moments ago, hitting governor romney over what he calls a one-point economic plan. >> folks at the top get to play by a different set of rules than you do. they get to pay lower tax rates. outsource jobs. they want to let wall street run wild, make reckless bets with other folks' money. >> governor romney campaigning right here in battleground florida alongside senator marco rubio, government headed to his second event of the day in the sunshine state. he addressed voters in pensacola earlier this afternoon. once again, taking it to president obama. >> he promised his would be a post partisan presidency. we've watched him over these last four years and he's been devisive and demonized almost any group that opposed him. >> both governor romney and vice president biden canceled planned trips tomorrow to virginia as hurricane sandy starts to close in there. the governor rescheduling his visit to virginia will campaign instead in the must-win state of ohi
test he could. but he didn't come across as strong and assertive in my view. >> how did, obama do? >> i thought he was an a minus. >> a. >> a, you get -- you are a tough a? >> i have not given an a in this entire series of debates to anyone. i thought this was actually barack obama's best moment. and to me the commander-in-chief test and strong and decisive was actually the most important thing in the campaign. it's why mitt romney rose in the aftermath of the first debate. i thought the president came across that way. tll was a few instances i thought he came across a little aggressive. as you watch the debate. you can see he is clear, decisive, and make the decisions you need to make. on that regard i give him an a. >> he seems more confident in this area? >> he is the commander-in-chief right now. let's just leave it at that. it wasn't quite as hard for him to reach that level of an a or a minus. than it was for mitt romney. >> let's give them the bottom line here. who's the winner in your judgment? >> i'm not going to say there is a clear winner. overall obama scored more points. mi
water ways and living on the "riduculist." . >>> president obama and mitt romney in rah swing state scramble. this morning one of the states is leaning red. another is looking blue. >>> hurricane sandy may be a halloween nightmare. the storm slams cuba and the northeast could be next. you'll want to pay attention to this. >>> a stunning feat for a giants slugger. pablo sandoval does something few others have done on the world series stage. go giants. >>> good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm john berman. eight battleground states and 12 days left to turn them red or blue. both men crisscrossing the country, targeting the toss-up states. ohio may be the most pivotal. in a new poll from "time" magazine, the president is ahead by five points in the buckeye state. early voting is trending in his favor. the romney camp has something to crow about as well. cnn is shifting the state of north carolina from a true toss-up to leaning romney. both candidates are driving home their message to cheering crowds yesterday. >> there's no more serious issue in the presi
are here in battleground florida, where the presidential polls show mitt romney and barack obama running in a statistical dead heat. so for the campaigns, it's now all about the ground game. they're trying to get their supporters to the polls and get them there early. today is the first day of in-person early voting here in the sunshine state. no shortage of organizations working to get people to vote as soon as they can here. earlier today, i had a chance to talk with a few of the folks who decided to cast their ballots on this first day of voting. >> i work, and i don't want to be in all of the waiting and the lines and everything. >> i was with my mom, and she decided to go early, and i wanted to vote so, i went with her. >> i think i'm working election day. so i figured i'd come out a little early, get it done now. >> we'll have much more on the impact of early voting coming up here in just a few moments. >>> first, though, the very latest on hurricane sandy. we'll get to the hurricane in just a moment, though. let's go to the political headlines. we'll come back to hurricane sandy i
success. you know, they are talking about -- president obama is talking about a tax increase. there are two of things wrong with that. one is that i happen to know where the money goes. and secondly, raising taxes on people is not the answer in washington. i was there when we balance the budget in 1997. and we cut taxes. we did not raise taxes. to give them more money, they will spend it. it will hurt malkin -- small businesses and hurt our ability to create jobs. that is why so many small business people have been paralyzed. and then come the regulations. a small business person, man or woman, it needs to be treated like a delicate flower. you have got to water it, you have got to take care of it called a little loving care. you do not crotchet by somebody that does not understand small business -- you do not crotchet. it is hard to start. it is hard to keep it going. but small business is the engine of economic growth. it is where we get our jobs from. yet, we have all these people in washington who give us this top- down approach to how we will grow jobs. and it is really
battleground states could lead to a victory for the obama side or the romney side, that both those guys, and their running mates today are visiting all the battleground states they can. mitt romney and paul ryan swing state tours started in colorado. they split up. romney going to nevada. where he trails by three points. but claimed he's closing in on the president. >> he's out of ideas. and out of excuses. and in november you'll put him out of office. >> reporter: ryan went to ohio, where he and romney closed a five-point gap to one. >> mitt romney and i believe in true compassion in upward mobility. >> reporter: colorado could be key. last night outside denver thousands cheered the republican ticket. the obama lead in this state has disappeared. to slow the slide, barack obama will visit five swing states. >> we're going to pull an allnighter. >> reporter: starting in iowa, where his lead is down to two points. >> iowa, you know me. you know that i say what i mean. >> reporter: he charged governor romney with bait-and-switch. >> the bait is, the promise that his plan creates $12 milli
presidential debate and we are literally counting down because in 16 hours barack obama and mitt romney battling in a foreign policy face-off with the race for the white house about as close as it can get. look at this new nbc ""wall street journal" poll. they're locked in an absolute dead heat at 47% each. editorial boards at newspapers across the country are coming out for their picks. three endorsing mitt romney. "the union" leader calling the president president's policy a fantasy. "ago kron beacon journal" and "the plain dealer" and "the denver post" calling the president the best pick under trying circumstances. there's a lot to talk about and paul steinhauser with a preview of the showdown in the sunshine state. >> with the polls so close right now, there's even more at stake when president obama and mitt romney face off for the final time on the stage behind me at lynn university. expect the two candidates to pick up where they left off last week in new york. >> when we have four americans killed there, when apparently we didn't know what happened, that the president the day aft
for florida this afternoon. we're told the obama campaign canceled scheduled events this week. in northern virginia. of course there was supposed to be the rally with bill clinton and prince william county. canceling an event in colorado springs. colorado due to the hurricane as well. meanwhile in battleground ohio, the race now officially a dead heat. this is the latest poll from the cincinnati inquirer and ohio news organization. it shows the president and governor romney tied. at 49-49. you can bet the campaigns are closely watching sandy's path along the east coast. just nine days before the election. sandy may be having some lasting effects in several states. especially in the crucial battleground state of virginia joining me now, christian kabowski. the republican national committee's national press secretary. kristen, good afternoon to you. the romney campaign canceling events in the commonwealth today. how worried are you at this point about the storm, and its aftermath affecting the campaign's last days before the election. >> well obviously our primary concern right now has to be
. >>> to presidential politics and the battle for the battlegrounds. president obama waking up in the white house this morning, following two days of virtual barack around the clock campaigning in eight states. mitt romney swarming the swing states as well, ohio yesterday and again today. he will also be in iowa for what his campaign calls a significant economic speech today. the latest cnn poll of polls has mitt romney 48%, president obama at 47%. that's pretty much a dead heat 11 days out. also three new swing state polls shows how tight this race is. in nevada, president obama up 50-47, according to a new nbc news/wall street journal poll. same poll has the race tied in colorado. all of these virtual ties with just 11 days to go. cnn political director mark preston live. what do these campaigns have going on today? >> it doesn't mean he stopped campaigning. in fact, today he will do 10 interviews, seven of them with local affiliates in the battleground states. we'll get the names of those affiliates later on today. mtv, doing about a 20, 25-minute interview with mtv later this afternoon which
and president obama crisscross the country trying to reach each voter. >> what is the cure for romnesia? >> well, obama care covers preexisting conditions, so -- >> and pablo sandoval is major league baseball's new mr. october. >>> good morning, everyone, i'm lynn berry. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> right now, hurricane sandy looks to become a menace to folks along the east coast. it's expected to bring high winds and heavy rain, even some snow to some areas. now, early this morning sandy slammed into cubas a strong category 2 hurricane, packing wind of 110 miles per hour. this storm is being blamed for two deaths so far. one in jamaica and one in haiti. so, nbc meteorologist bill karins has been tracking this powerful hurricane this morning. what can you tell us? >> unfortunately, the storm intensified and right now over santiago cuba got nailed in the unfortunate right quadrant at the eye of landfall. jamaica, 75% of the island does not have power and bands over hatedty will cause life threatening flash flooding through the morning hours. the bahamas during the day today will also take t
. president obama wrapping up a 48-hour marathon with stops today in tampa, florida, richmond, virginia, and cleveland, ohio. on the way from richmond to cleveland, he stops in chicago to vote. his rally in tampa, the president said mitt romney's policies have not worked in the past, not going to move the country forward. he revived his line. this line about romnesia. >> we joke about romnesia, but, you know, all of this -- all of this speaks to something that's really important in this election. that is the issue of trust. you know, when you elect a president, you're counting on someone you can trust to fight for you. who you can trust to do what they say they're going to do. who can trust that you can trust to make sure that when something unexpected happens he or she will be thinking about your families, your future. trust matters. florida, you know me. >> mitt romney focussing on the make or break state of ohio today. he started with a rally just a short time ago in cincinnati. >> new poll showing president obama with a five-point edge in ohio, but romney says the president has no p
president obama in the presidential race. and they also endorsed obama in 2008. former secretary of state colin powell said he is still a republican, but he plans to vote for barack obama a second time. powell told cbs this morning he respects mitt romney, but thinks he has been vague on many issues. the retired general and former diplomat also noted that president obama got the u.s. out of iraq, and in powell's words, didn't get us into any new wars. >>> president obama is wrapping up a campaign swing in the battleground state of virginia. speaking to a large crowd of supporters in richmond, he asked them to help him win a second term. northern virginia bureau chief julie carey asked voters who they think will win the commonwealth. >> i'm sorry, are you fired up? are you ready to go? >> reporter: the nonstop fly around the six battleground states was already taking a toll on president barack obama's voice as he made a stop in richmond's bird park. >> you may notice my voice sounds a little hoarse. we are right in the middle of our 48-hour fly-around campaign extravaganza. >> reporter: th
the others and then we'll talk about them. nevada there's a lead for president obama 50% to 47% for governor romney. colorado is tied up. thanks to governor romney gaining five points there. fox news poll shows governor romney up by two in the state of virginia. there are only eight true battleground states. you don't sort of say every morning, here's how we're doing by how much in every one of these critical states? >> you know, look, i think the key now, these are such small percentage points and they're within the margins of error that this campaign is going to be all about turnout. and so as i travel around, you know, i was just in pennsylvania, what i keep telling people is don't listen to the noise. either whether it's obama's three points ahead or a point behind. the reality is is that this election is going to be about do people show up to the polls. is there that enthusiasm? are folks coming out? so this is a time that such a close election that this could be very distracts. what people should do, believe in their candidate. remember there's a lot of down ballot tickets, very import
-smart and have a tough job, but president obama is right here. one is to my right, one is to my left, and the president is sitting on the stool, and they are both looking at me, saying yes, i did, now i did not, and i felt like this feels so familiar. i instinctively said well, he kind of did, but, and then turned and said the larger point -- i wish i had then -- -- i wish i had been -- that was shorthand. >> a lot of people ask me about if i thought it was appropriate, and aside from you be my friend, i defended you anyway because it is not that you interjected, but that you had it right when you interjected. that is the key. >> it would of been bad otherwise. [laughter] >> than we had a conspiracy theories that i had a transcript with me. i knew that was willing to come up? as you know, as reporters, things stick in your brain. you don't know where they come from. >> they only do if you have done the work. >> i wish i had been a tiny bit more articulate in the second that i was saying to romney you are right, but, and when i said the first thing, people started to applaud, which st
. >>> to the presidential race now. a marathon day on the campaign trail. president obama has just voted in chicago. she was in tampa, florida, at 7:00 this morning. and still has miles to go before he sleeps. the president is set to leave chicago in about an hour for a campaign affair in cleveland. there's a new "washington post" abc news poll that shows mitt romney edging ahead of president obama. 50% to 47%. the president made a stop in virginia today, northern virginia bureau chief julie carey spoke to voters there about who they think will win in november. >> you may notice that my voice sounds just a little hoarse. we are right in the middle of our 48-hour fly-around campaign extravaganza. >> reporter: by the time he reached bird park, the president's two-day fly-around to six battleground states is already taking a toll on his voice. this crowd of 15,000 was one of the biggest in virginia this campaign season. there was no new material in mr. obama's speech. with 12 days to go, this rally was all about asking supporters for their votes, and asking them to redouble their efforts to get others to t
that exist in the middle east. >> president obama and mitt romney have their third and final showdown before you vote. we have analysis and the key moments you've got to see. >>> and the giants move on to face detroit in the world series, but what an explosive way to get there. >>> find out what my darkest secret was, and i was like, i'm never telling. >> a north carolina man claims his chur of imprisoned him for months because he's gay. >>> plus, today is the day will all the rumors and speculation about a mini ipad turn out to be true? >>> during last night's foreign policy debate we heard a lot about the economy. president obama and mitt romney did agree on some things like the mission that killed osama bin laden and sanctions against iran, but there was plenty of disagreement. >> the 1980s are calling for their foreign policy back. the coal war has been over for 20 years. >> a quick strike for president obama over russia to set the tone for the debate. two candidates determined to leave a lasting impression on voters. >> i don't see our influence fwroeg around the world. i see our influe
battleground state. president obama's lead among women voters in virginia is down 12 points and it's six points. it shows the president and governor are tied at 47% among women voters nationwide. month ago he a 16-point lead. women are projected to make up more than 16% of the electorate. they have cut the men 13 points to five points. a spokesperson says she is not buying it. any poll that shows us tied with women and men is not a poll we are placing bets on in vegas. president targeting three it's a as he wraps up a 48-hour campaign marathon and governor romney is doing the make or break battleground of ohio. carl cameron in defiance, ohio tonight and ed henry he is with the president in cleveland. what is he trying to do with women to get them back if in the fold. >> reporter: president was on with jay leno and brought up social issues will bring women back in the fold. romney is focusing on the economy something that men and women care about. rolling stone interview says he referred mitt romney as a b.s. they said don't focus on the profanity what he meant president mitt romney flip flopts
campaigns today. president obama and republican vice presidential nominee paul ryan will both campaign in the commonwealth. the president will hold a rally in richmond this afternoon. ryan will make tw stops in virginia today. he'll appear at events in bristol and in charlottesville. >> please welcome the 44th president of the united states, barack obama. >> president obama was a guest on "the tonight show" with jay leno last night. >> what's this thing with trump and you? it's like me and letterman. what has he got against you? >> this all dates back to when we were growing up together in kenya. >> the president has made several other late night talk show appearances in recent weeks. he was on the daily show with jon stewart just last week. >>> mitt romney will spend all of today in ohio. he'll take a bus tour across the state with stops in cincinnati, worthington and defiance. it is quite a contrast from yesterday. the republican presidential touching down in all four time zones in the continental united states. he had rallies in nevada, colorado, and iowa before ending day in cincin
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